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I like these EFHW antennas https://myantennas.com/
Built like tanks and no tuner required for normal bands. WARC bands with tuner, but a built in rig tuner can cover it because the swr isn't crazy.
I use them on 75 and 160. For 160 I run it as an inverted L
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On Jan 7, 2020, 12:54 PM, W7ABD < w7abd1@...> wrote:
I have had real good luck with the Buckmaster OCF Dipole. It's a
multi-band OCF Dipole. Comes in various lengths for 20, 40, 80 and
160 meters. Also comes in two flavours - 300 watts and 3000 watts.
I think you will find the buckmaster's far exceed the quality of the
On 1/7/20 12:30, Ken Koch WA7KK wrote:
I've had a G5RV up for less than 18 months. In the winds last
night the wires basically pulled apart at the one end where the
wire and rope meet. I think that there was a loop there, but I
don't recall. I had it mounted with good pulleys on both ends
that were moving freely so there shouldn't have been too much
strain on it. Basically the wire unraveled.
Now I need to decide if I want to replace it with a G5RV (and hope
that it lasts longer), or go with something else. The space
between the trees was just about perfect for the G5RV so I want to
stat within the same general ballpark in terms of length. Since
putting the wire back up the tree is a pain, This is not something
I want to do every year or so.